These are the answers to questions about COVID-19 posed by you. We will keep you up to date with any new information and advice as we get it.
If you suspect you have COVID-19
What is the guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable people now?
Can my partner/family be vaccinated at the same time as me?
How do I get food, medicine and essential supplies?
Will I be vaccinated early because I have pulmonary fibrosis?
I can’t get a delivery slot, but I need more food, what should I do?
Can I take the vaccine if I’m on immunosuppressants? If I can, will it work as well as it does for other people?
Is there a connection between Covid-19 and fibrosis of the lungs?
Will the vaccine make my PF worse?
What is the chance of getting covid-19 at the time I get my vaccine?
Can I say no to the vaccine initially and then take it later in the year after we know a bit more?
I haven’t heard about my next hospital appointment, what should I do?
What about my medical treatment?
Preventing others from infecting you
What about my oxygen supply?
How do I maintain social distancing?
What happens if I am admitted to hospital?
Should I wear a face mask?
What about medications and the coronavirus?
What can I do to help others?
This page was originally published on 8 March 2020, and was last updated on 10 February 2021. This advice is updated as new information becomes available.